Cody Blackford
Free Agent
Cody Blackford
Birthdate:
Oct. 7, 1962 (34 y, 3 m, 16 d)
Born In:
Cedar Falls, IA, USA
Nationality:
American
Position:
SS
Bats/Throws:
R/R
Height/Weight:
6'2"/235
Entry:
1983 Draft - Round: 5, Overall: 98, Team: Phoenix Roadrunners
Contract:
Free Agent
ML Service Time:
8 years, 19 days
Current Status
MLB Service Time 8 years, 19 days
40-man Service Time 9 years, 34 days
Time as Pro 14 years
Roster Status 40-man roster
Injury Status None
Personality
Leadership Normal
Loyalty Normal
Greed Normal
Intelligence Normal
Work Ethic Normal
Popularity
National Insignficant
Local Insignficant
Current Contract
Free Agent
Batting Con Gap Pow Eye K's
Current 5 4 4 5 5
vs R 5 4 4 5 5
vs L 5 4 4 5 5
Potential 5 4 5 6 5
Fielding C IF OF
Range 5 3
Error 7 3
Arm 2 6 5
Turn DP 7
C Ability 2
Position
First 7
Second 6
Third 5
Shortstop 4
Right Field 2
Run/Bunt
Speed 2
Stealing 7
Running 6
Sac Bunt 5
Bunt for Hit 2
Pitching Stuff Movement Control
Current 2 2 3
vs R 2 2 3
vs L 2 2 3
Potential 2 2 3
Pitch Ratings Cur Pot
Fastball 2 2
Other Pitching
Velocity 80-83 mph
GB % 40%
Arm Slot Normal
Stamina 2
Hold 2
OSA Rating History
Ratings Changes
1996-12-30
Baserunning increased from 5 to 6
Weight decreased from 236 to 235
1996-11-28
Baserunning decreased from 6 to 5
1996-11-07
Control Potential increased from 2 to 3
Control increased from 2 to 3
Control vs R increased from 2 to 3
Control vs L increased from 2 to 3
Weight increased from 235 to 236
1996-10-04
3B defense increased from 4 to 5
1996-08-03
Weight decreased from 236 to 235
1996-07-04
Contact Potential increased from 4 to 5
Contact increased from 4 to 5
Contact vs R increased from 4 to 5
Contact vs L increased from 4 to 5
Eye vs L decreased from 6 to 5
Weight decreased from 237 to 236
1996-05-29
Contact vs L decreased from 5 to 4
Power decreased from 5 to 4
Power vs L decreased from 5 to 4
Avoid Ks increased from 4 to 5
Avoid Ks vs R increased from 4 to 5
3B defense decreased from 5 to 4
Weight increased from 234 to 237
1995-12-30
Avoid Ks decreased from 5 to 4
Avoid Ks vs R decreased from 5 to 4
SS defense decreased from 5 to 4
Weight decreased from 235 to 234
1995-10-18
Contact Potential decreased from 5 to 4
Contact decreased from 5 to 4
Contact vs R decreased from 5 to 4
Power vs R decreased from 5 to 4
Outfield Range decreased from 4 to 3
1995-01-07
Speed decreased from 3 to 2
RF defense decreased from 3 to 2
Weight increased from 234 to 235
Local Popularity decreased from Fair to Insignficant
National Popularity decreased from Fair to Insignficant
1994-07-09
Eye vs L increased from 5 to 6
Weight increased from 233 to 234
Local Popularity decreased from Well Known to Fair
National Popularity decreased from Well Known to Fair
1993-09-07
Position changed from 2B to SS
Weight increased from 225 to 233
1992-12-06
Eye vs L decreased from 6 to 5
Infield Range decreased from 6 to 5
1B defense decreased from 8 to 7
Weight increased from 223 to 225
Local Popularity decreased from Popular to Well Known
National Popularity decreased from Popular to Well Known
1992-01-27
Eye decreased from 6 to 5
Eye vs R decreased from 6 to 5
Outfield Range decreased from 5 to 4
Weight increased from 218 to 223
Local Popularity decreased from Extremely Popular to Popular
National Popularity decreased from Very Popular to Popular
1991-08-08
Contact Potential decreased from 6 to 5
Contact decreased from 6 to 5
Contact vs R decreased from 6 to 5
Contact vs L decreased from 6 to 5
Gap Potential decreased from 5 to 4
Gap decreased from 5 to 4
Gap vs R decreased from 5 to 4
Gap vs L decreased from 5 to 4
Weight decreased from 219 to 218
1991-01-07
Local Popularity increased from Unknown to Extremely Popular
National Popularity increased from Unknown to Very Popular
1990-07-04
Eye Potential increased from 5 to 6
Eye increased from 5 to 6
Eye vs R increased from 5 to 6
2B defense decreased from 7 to 6
Weight increased from 216 to 219
1990-01-07
Eye vs L increased from 5 to 6
Position changed from SS to 2B
1989-11-07
Contact vs L decreased from 7 to 6
Eye Potential decreased from 6 to 5
Eye decreased from 6 to 5
Eye vs L decreased from 6 to 5
Speed decreased from 4 to 3
Weight increased from 215 to 216
1989-07-09
Contact Potential decreased from 7 to 6
Contact decreased from 7 to 6
Contact vs R decreased from 7 to 6
Gap Potential increased from 4 to 5
Gap increased from 4 to 5
Gap vs R increased from 4 to 5
Eye Potential increased from 5 to 6
Eye increased from 5 to 6
Eye vs L increased from 5 to 6
3B defense increased from 4 to 5
SS defense decreased from 6 to 5
Weight increased from 213 to 215
1989-01-07
Contact increased from 6 to 7
Contact vs R increased from 6 to 7
Gap Potential decreased from 5 to 4
Gap decreased from 5 to 4
Weight increased from 212 to 213

Career Major League Stats

Team Year Age G PA AB H 2B 3B HR RBI R BB K SB CS AVG OBP OPS BABIP wOBA WAR
Detroit - TBC
DET - TBC
1992 29 87 359 317 74 15 1 9 39 30 34 77 3 2 0.233 0.318 0.690 0.2790 0.307 1.30
Detroit - TBC
DET - TBC
1991 28 62 225 201 39 9 1 3 18 17 18 58 4 1 0.194 0.268 0.561 0.2535 0.242 -0.16
Detroit - TBC
DET - TBC
1990 27 40 159 136 45 7 0 4 16 17 16 27 0 0 0.331 0.411 0.882 0.3832 0.386 1.99
Detroit - TBC
DET - TBC
1989 26 74 180 157 32 5 1 5 20 9 16 39 0 0 0.204 0.292 0.636 0.2368 0.287 0.43
Detroit - TBC
DET - TBC
1988 25 81 308 269 69 11 3 10 36 30 27 53 1 0 0.257 0.343 0.774 0.2850 0.337 2.54
Detroit - TBC
DET - TBC
1987 24 24 87 76 25 1 0 0 9 8 6 13 0 0 0.329 0.379 0.721 0.3788 0.318 0.38
Total - TBC
TBC
368 1318 1156 284 48 6 31 138 111 117 267 8 3 0.246 0.327 0.705 0.2911 0.310 6.48

Career Minor League Stats

Team Year Age G PA AB H 2B 3B HR RBI R BB K SB CS AVG OBP OPS BABIP wOBA WAR
SM - AAA
1996 33 38 117 102 24 3 0 3 8 10 11 23 2 0 0.235 0.316 0.669 0.2692 0.297 0.18
Saskatoon - ABA
SAS - ABA
1995 32 18 79 65 16 4 0 1 11 5 10 13 1 0 0.246 0.354 0.708 0.2830 0.322 0.17
Baltimore - AAA
BAL - AAA
1994 31 4 8 5 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0.200 0.500 0.700 0.2000 0.384 0.09
Altoona - ABA
ALT - ABA
1994 31 111 493 435 130 16 1 16 59 54 46 81 2 1 0.299 0.373 0.824 0.3333 0.378 4.01
Altoona - ABA
ALT - ABA
1993 30 72 302 256 89 16 1 11 39 31 32 37 4 0 0.348 0.440 0.987 0.3714 0.449 4.03
TC - AAA
1990 27 12 55 46 12 2 0 2 5 7 6 8 1 0 0.261 0.382 0.817 0.2778 0.373 0.59
TC - AAA
1987 24 34 133 107 37 10 2 3 16 18 20 18 0 0 0.346 0.459 1.019 0.3864 0.453 1.92
Dearborn - U27
DEA - U27
1986 23 79 360 290 99 19 0 14 54 65 60 64 2 2 0.341 0.469 1.021 0.4009 0.460 5.60
Dearborn - U27
DEA - U27
1985 22 88 396 352 91 17 1 10 40 52 33 57 5 2 0.259 0.336 0.734 0.2822 0.337 3.03
MI - U24
1984 21 46 182 159 43 5 2 3 19 21 19 24 2 0 0.270 0.352 0.735 0.2985 0.340 1.62
Michigan - U22
UM - U22
1983 20 47 161 140 35 7 1 3 16 16 14 43 3 0 0.250 0.338 0.716 0.3368 0.333 1.94
None - None
None - None
1983 20 44 223 196 59 10 1 4 41 51 20 23 23 5 0.301 0.383 0.806 0.3254 0.374 0.85
Total -
44 223 196 59 10 1 4 41 51 20 23 23 5 0.301 0.383 0.806 0.3254 0.374 0.85
Total - AAA
AAA
88 313 260 74 15 2 8 29 36 39 49 3 0 0.285 0.393 0.843 0.3188 0.379 2.78
Total - AA
AA
167 756 642 190 36 1 24 94 117 93 121 7 4 0.296 0.400 0.867 0.3327 0.396 8.63
Total - A
A
46 182 159 43 5 2 3 19 21 19 24 2 0 0.270 0.352 0.735 0.2985 0.340 1.62
Total - S A
S A
47 161 140 35 7 1 3 16 16 14 43 3 0 0.250 0.338 0.716 0.3368 0.333 1.94
Total - IND
IND
201 874 756 235 36 2 28 109 90 88 131 7 1 0.311 0.395 0.870 0.3421 0.397 8.21

Career Fielding Stats

Team Year Pos G IP PO A E Fld % RF Eff ZR
Detroit - TBC
DET - TBC
1992 1B 8 16.0 8 0 0 1.000 4.500 1.094 0.06
Detroit - TBC
DET - TBC
1992 2B 85 688.0 141 210 4 0.989 4.592 1.008 0.97
Detroit - TBC
DET - TBC
1992 RF 6 17.0 5 0 0 1.000 2.647 0.859 -0.59
Detroit - TBC
DET - TBC
1991 1B 1 1.0 0 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.00
Detroit - TBC
DET - TBC
1991 2B 60 496.1 116 161 2 0.993 5.023 1.020 1.63
Detroit - TBC
DET - TBC
1991 3B 3 7.2 0 2 0 1.000 2.348 1.015 0.02
Detroit - TBC
DET - TBC
1990 1B 5 15.0 10 1 0 1.000 6.600 2.085 0.70
Detroit - TBC
DET - TBC
1990 2B 36 289.1 68 90 2 0.988 4.915 1.046 2.04
Detroit - TBC
DET - TBC
1990 3B 1 2.1 0 1 0 1.000 3.857 1.033 0.02
Detroit - TBC
DET - TBC
1990 SS 4 8.0 0 5 0 1.000 5.625 0.997 -0.01
Detroit - TBC
DET - TBC
1989 1B 5 11.0 9 0 0 1.000 7.364 0.000 0.00
Detroit - TBC
DET - TBC
1989 2B 32 250.2 58 62 1 0.992 4.309 1.040 1.30
Detroit - TBC
DET - TBC
1989 3B 7 22.2 2 5 0 1.000 2.779 1.026 0.10
Detroit - TBC
DET - TBC
1989 SS 6 30.1 3 6 1 0.900 2.670 0.892 -0.57
Detroit - TBC
DET - TBC
1988 1B 70 605.2 585 51 2 0.997 9.451 1.126 11.56
Detroit - TBC
DET - TBC
1988 2B 1 1.2 0 1 0 1.000 5.400 0.993 -0.00
Detroit - TBC
DET - TBC
1988 3B 7 52.0 4 10 0 1.000 2.423 0.947 -0.42
Detroit - TBC
DET - TBC
1988 SS 6 14.1 4 5 0 1.000 5.651 0.990 -0.02
Detroit - TBC
DET - TBC
1987 1B 22 183.0 200 11 0 1.000 10.377 1.052 1.36
Detroit - TBC
DET - TBC
1987 2B 2 3.0 3 0 0 1.000 9.000 1.014 0.01
Detroit - TBC
DET - TBC
1987 SS 1 3.0 0 1 0 1.000 3.000 0.994 -0.00
Total 1B 111 831.2 812 63 2 13.67
Total 2B 216 1729.0 386 524 9 5.94
Total 3B 18 84.2 6 18 0 -0.28
Total SS 17 55.2 7 17 1 -0.60
Total RF 6 17.0 5 0 0 -0.59

Career Minor League Fielding Stats

Team Year Pos G IP PO A E Fld % RF Eff ZR
SM - AAA
1996 1B 1 4.0 3 0 0 1.000 6.750 2.070 0.47
SM - AAA
1996 2B 11 73.0 12 32 0 1.000 5.425 0.956 -0.13
SM - AAA
1996 3B 8 80.0 5 11 1 0.941 1.800 0.981 -0.43
SM - AAA
1996 SS 3 3.0 2 0 0 1.000 6.000 0.000 0.00
SM - AAA
1996 RF 9 75.1 17 0 0 1.000 2.031 1.010 -0.60
Saskatoon - ABA
SAS - ABA
1995 1B 1 5.0 6 0 0 1.000 10.800 0.000 0.00
Saskatoon - ABA
SAS - ABA
1995 SS 18 152.1 17 49 0 1.000 3.899 0.944 -1.75
Baltimore - AAA
BAL - AAA
1994 1B 1 4.2 4 0 0 1.000 7.714 2.088 0.69
Baltimore - AAA
BAL - AAA
1994 3B 1 8.0 2 3 0 1.000 5.625 1.042 0.08
Baltimore - AAA
BAL - AAA
1994 SS 1 1.2 0 1 0 1.000 5.400 0.529 -0.51
Altoona - ABA
ALT - ABA
1994 1B 3 6.0 7 2 0 1.000 13.500 1.104 0.15
Altoona - ABA
ALT - ABA
1994 SS 111 983.0 137 335 6 0.987 4.322 0.978 -4.43
Altoona - ABA
ALT - ABA
1993 1B 2 3.0 3 1 0 1.000 12.000 1.090 0.19
Altoona - ABA
ALT - ABA
1993 3B 3 9.0 0 1 0 1.000 1.000 1.030 0.02
Altoona - ABA
ALT - ABA
1993 SS 70 601.1 85 186 6 0.978 4.056 0.947 -6.60
Altoona - ABA
ALT - ABA
1993 RF 1 2.0 0 1 0 1.000 4.500 0.000 0.00
TC - AAA
1990 SS 12 109.2 19 33 0 1.000 4.268 1.045 0.77
TC - AAA
1987 2B 1 2.0 0 1 0 1.000 4.500 1.013 0.01
TC - AAA
1987 3B 6 47.2 2 12 0 1.000 2.643 0.976 -0.24
TC - AAA
1987 SS 29 215.1 33 68 1 0.990 4.221 0.967 -1.57
Dearborn - U27
DEA - U27
1986 2B 6 11.0 3 2 0 1.000 4.091 1.033 0.02
Dearborn - U27
DEA - U27
1986 3B 1 2.0 1 0 0 1.000 4.500 0.000 0.00
Dearborn - U27
DEA - U27
1986 SS 79 684.1 114 243 7 0.981 4.695 1.001 0.22
Dearborn - U27
DEA - U27
1985 2B 7 62.0 15 18 0 1.000 4.790 1.074 0.70
Dearborn - U27
DEA - U27
1985 SS 80 734.0 118 256 7 0.982 4.586 1.018 2.64
MI - U24
1984 2B 33 271.2 66 89 1 0.994 5.135 1.065 3.25
MI - U24
1984 SS 15 103.1 21 25 0 1.000 4.007 0.990 -0.15
MI - U24
1984 RF 1 2.0 0 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.00
Michigan - U22
UM - U22
1983 1B 1 9.0 12 0 0 1.000 12.000 1.097 0.16
Michigan - U22
UM - U22
1983 2B 25 187.1 45 49 2 0.979 4.516 1.020 0.66
Michigan - U22
UM - U22
1983 SS 21 147.0 24 58 2 0.976 5.020 1.042 1.78
Total 1B 9 31.2 35 3 0 1.65
Total 2B 83 607.0 141 191 3 4.51
Total 3B 19 146.2 10 27 1 -0.57
Total SS 439 3735.0 570 1254 29 -9.60
Total RF 11 79.1 17 1 0 -0.60
Award Year / Date Team
MVP / Batter of the Year 1986 El Paso (U27)
All-Star 1994 Altoona (ABA)
1986 El Paso (U27)
Gold Glove 1988 - 1B Phoenix (TBC)
Silver Slugger 1994 - SS Altoona (ABA)
Championship Series MVP 1986 El Paso (U27)
Batter of the Month May 1994 Altoona (ABA)
Jul 1993 Altoona (ABA)
Sep 1986 El Paso (U27)
Player of the Week Apr 18, 1994 Altoona (ABA)
Jul 23, 1990 Mexico City (AAA)
Aug 4, 1986 El Paso (U27)